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Despite a recent dental visit

Minority, Low-Income Individuals Less Likely to Receive Oral Cancer Screening

Education level, insurance type also may affect likelihood of oral cancer screening at dental visit
An artificial intelligence program outperforms pathologists for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia

AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies

Computer-based automated approach promising for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia
In a study published online Aug. 1 in Current Medical Research and Opinion

Model Predicts Hypoglycemia Risk in Adults With Diabetes

Positive associations seen for infection, non-long-acting insulin, dementia, recent hypoglycemia
Use of a deep learning artificial intelligence system for digital breast tomosynthesis images can improve cancer detection efficacy and reduce image reading time

AI Assists in Reading of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images

Concurrent use of AI system improves cancer detection, reduces reading time and recall rate
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for illicit drug use in adults

USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Illicit Drug Use

Evidence inadequate to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening for adolescents
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for pancreatic adenocarcinoma as the potential benefits do not outweigh the potential harms. These recommendations form the basis of a final recommendation statement published in the Aug. 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer

Potential benefits of screening do not outweigh potential harms in asymptomatic adults
Blood pressure

BP, Waist Circumference, Lipids Should Be Measured Regularly

Lifestyle management should be priority for prevention of ASCVD, T2DM in patients at metabolic risk
Plasma β-amyloid (Aβ)42/Aβ40 corresponds with amyloid positron emission tomography status

Plasma Assay Promising for Diagnosis of Early Alzheimer Disease

Aβ42/Aβ40, age, and APOE ε4 status combination corresponds with amyloid PET with AUC of 0.94
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening pregnant women for hepatitis B virus infection at their first prenatal visit (A recommendation). This recommendation forms the basis of an updated final recommendation statement published in the July 23/30 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

USPSTF Reaffirms Benefit of Hep B Screening in Pregnant Women

USPSTF continues to recommend screening for HBV infection in pregnant women at the first prenatal visit
Extended follow-up of the National Lung Screening Trial showed that the number needed to screen to prevent one lung cancer death among patients at high risk for lung cancer is 303

Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening

303 the number needed to screen in extended follow-up of National Lung Screening Trial